After each game, our columnists grade the Thunder and Grizzlies in a variety of categories.
Sooners finish strong, end up in dead heat with Gators to claim first national crown.
Kevin Durant scored a game-high 33 points with eight rebounds and seven assists to lead Oklahoma City to a wire-to-wire 100-86 win over the Grizzlies in Game 1 on Saturday night inside Chesapeake Energy Arena.
REPORT CARD — Grading Oklahoma City’s 100-86 victory over Memphis in Game 1 of a Western Conference quarterfinal.
Thunder point guard missed last year’s series with Memphis. His presence helped the Thunder win Game 1 of this year’s showdown with the Grizzlies.
THUNDER 100, GRIZZLIES 86 — Thunder general manager Sam Presti brought Caron Butler for games like this. A look at the dunk that ignited Oklahoma City’s Game 1 victory.
Barry Switzer will preside over the show, sitting on a throne. He won’t perform. The Senior Follies is intended to reinvigorate the senior community and raise money for Mobile Meals of Oklahoma County.
Denton Guyer product Jimmy Bean signed in the same class as Guyer teammates Josh Stewart and J.W. Walsh, but spent the past two seasons watching those two thrive.
It looks like Baker Mayfield will be relegated to scout-team QB this season, but now he’s playing for the team he grew up rooting for.